EMS 2612

Paramedic Airway Management and Ventilation (1)

Corequisite: EMS 2612L

Classification: Occupational

This course will teach the student how to establish an airway and maintain a patient's airway, oxygenate and ventilate a patient and the safety factors involved. Also included: pulmonary circulation and respiration process, identifying respiratory distress, suctioning the airway, uses of oral and nasal airways, insertion of NG tube, using a B-V-M, use of ETT, and other advanced airway support techniques. Florida EMT certification is required prior to enrolling in this course.